Oct 13, 2000

Issue #563

Cover Story

'Meet the Parents': In-Laws & Disorder

by Steve Daly | Oct 13, 2000
How Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller learned to work together for their new hit comedy Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 13, 2000)

Cybertalk

Cybertalk: The week's best internet quotes

Oct 13, 2000
The web's funniest lines from the week of October 13th Read it

Encore

Swedes Surrender: An ABBA couple

by Beth Johnson | Oct 13, 2000
The Swedish pop group's Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad married 22 years ago Read it

Mail

Mail from our readers

Oct 13, 2000
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on David Duchovny's 'X-Files' replacement, Sally Field, and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Brian M. Raftery, Karen Valby | Oct 13, 2000
Tennis star Pete Sampras's wedding and Billy Bob Thornton's illness made news the week of october 13, 2000 Read it

Behind the Scenes

Bark Victory: 'Best in Show'

by Fred Schruers | Oct 13, 2000
How Christopher Guest made canines comic in his new mockumentary Read it

Book Article

Between the Lines: The inside scoop on the book world

by Matthew Flamm | Oct 13, 2000
Cindy Margolis, Dennis Miller, and Carmen Electra have all signed new book deals Read it

Book Report: 'What She Saw ... '

by Troy Patterson | Oct 13, 2000
Lucinda Rosenfeld talks about her new novel Read it

Book Review

Book Review: 'A Friend of the Earth'

by L.S. Klepp | Oct 13, 2000

Book Review: 'Face Forward'

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 13, 2000

Book Review: 'Drawn and Quarterly'

by Jeff Jensen | Oct 13, 2000

Book Review: 'Cherry'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2000

Cover Story

'Meet the Parents': In-Laws & Disorder

by Steve Daly | Oct 13, 2000
How Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller learned to work together for their new hit comedy Read it

DVD Article

New to DVD

by Ty Burr | Oct 13, 2000
We review discs of 'Jurassic Park' and 'Jurassic Park: The Lost World' Read it

DVD Review

DVD Review: 'The John Woo Collection'

by Marc Bernardin | Oct 13, 2000

Internet Review

Website Review: 'Bristol Sound'

by Erin Podolsky | Oct 13, 2000

Website Review: 'Cinema Sausage'

by Maya Kremen | Oct 13, 2000

Website Review: 'Website of Pete and Pete'

by Erin Podolsky | Oct 13, 2000

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Oct 13, 2000
The 15 hottest topics the week of October 13, 2000 Read it

Movie Article

Winner of the Week

Oct 13, 2000
John McCain Read it

The 5 Least Believable Jews In Film History

by Jessica Shaw | Oct 13, 2000
From Mia Farrow in 'Miami Rhapsody' to Charlton Heston in 'The Ten Commandments', a look at some failed portrayals Read it

The Rating Game

by Scott Brown | Oct 13, 2000
From warnings for 'Sixth Sense' plot twists to plots based on 'SNL' skits, our ideas for an extended movie rating system Read it

Reel World: News from Hollywood

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 13, 2000
The Wachowski brothers geared up to film two 'Matrix' sequels, while meg Ryan may star in the romantic comedy 'Kate and Leopold' Read it

Stars in the East

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2000
From 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' to 'Yi Yi (A one and A Two)', prepare to be dazzled by a wave of outstanding Asian films Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: 'Dr. T and the Women'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 13, 2000

Movie Review: 'Bamboozled'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2000

Movie Review: 'Requiem for a Dream'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 13, 2000

Movie Review: 'Digimon: The Movie'

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 13, 2000

Movie Review: 'Tigerland'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2000

Music Article

Farm Stand: Farmclub.com

by Noah Robischon | Oct 13, 2000
Universal's multimedia experiment showcases everything from hits like Eminem to new talent Read it

Shyne, Almost InFamous

by David Browne | Oct 13, 2000
The Puffy-connected rapper's new album may suffer from his attempted-murder charge Read it

Hear and Now: This week on the music beat

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 13, 2000
A recent Phish concert included an ecstasy sting by the local police, while stars like Eddie Vedder have signed on to write music for Ralph Nader's campaign Read it

Hip Check: Entertainers Have Favorited A New Dance

by Lori L. Tharps | Oct 13, 2000
Artists from Sting to Shakira are belly dancing onstage Read it

Oscar De La Hoya: Pugilist's Sound

by Chris Willman | Oct 13, 2000
The Boxer-singer gives his take on fighting songs, from Simon and Garfunkel's 'The Boxer' to the Rolling Stones's 'Fighting Man' Read it

Senior Class: Country Comebacks

by David Browne | Oct 13, 2000
We review Johnny Cash's 'Solitary Man' and Merle Haggard's 'If I Could Only Fly' Read it

Music Review

Music Review: 'Breach'

by Mark Bautz | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Since Then'

by Tony Scherman | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Blender'

by Matt Diehl | Oct 13, 2000

Music Single Review: ''Again''

by Rob Brunner | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Born to Fly'

by Alanna Nash | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Soul Caddy'

by David Hiltbrand | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'The Captain'

by Alanna Nash | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Allegresse'

by Josef Woodard | Oct 13, 2000

Music Single Review: ''Shape of My Heart''

by Craig Seymour | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Vapor Transmission'

by Laura Morgan | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Bamboozled'

by Cheo Tyehimba | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Good Charlotte'

by David Hiltbrand | Oct 13, 2000

Music Review: 'Dr. T & the Women' Soundtrack

by Tony Scherman | Oct 13, 2000

News Article

Fare Share: Web Videos

by Noah Robischon | Oct 13, 2000
A look at the best sites for internet videos Read it

Anatomy Of A Website

by Ann Limpert | Oct 13, 2000
A look at the Smashing Pumpkin's interactive website Read it

What to Surf

by Clarissa Cruz, Caryn Ganz, Ann Limpert, Noah Robischon | Oct 13, 2000
From a Heath Ledger fansite to official pages for 'The Chris Rock Show' and 'ER,' our evaluations of the best of the web Read it

Debbie Matenopoulos is Back!

by Dodai Stewart | Oct 13, 2000
The former 'View' co-host is launching her own website Read it

Cyber Digest

by Cable Neuhaus | Oct 13, 2000
A weekly spin on the Web Read it

Fizzle of Oz: Is Australia's Fox Studio a Mission Impossible?

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 13, 2000
Despite hits like 'Mission: Impossible 2' and 'The Matrix,' Fox Studios Australia is currently losing money Read it

Funny Farm: 'The Onion'

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 13, 2000
DreamWorks recently optioned a story from the satirical newspaper Read it

Gimme That

by Harold Goldberg | Oct 13, 2000
From an MP3 headset to the PlayStation2, the latest tech toys Read it

Wanted: Posters

by Liane Bonin | Oct 13, 2000
From today's Britney Spears posters to vintage Grateful Dead banners, where to find wall art online Read it

Nothing But Net: Life Without TV

by Lisa Napoli | Oct 13, 2000
'The West Wing,' 'The Simpsons,' 'Survivor,' and other shows can be glimpsed on the internet, but the web isn't ready to replace your TV Read it

Celebs Strike Back!: Celebrities Reclaim The Web

by Scott Brown, Ann Limpert | Oct 13, 2000
Stars from Christian Bale to Tiffani Thiessen are using websites to change their public images Read it

Gimme Shelter: Nicolas Cage

by Corey Takahashi | Oct 13, 2000
The 'Gone in 60 Seconds' actor sold his Los Feliz Oaks home Read it

Branding Young America: Logo Motion

by Fred Schruers | Oct 13, 2000
Differences between wearers of Eminem- and Christina-Aguilera- branded apparel were the subject of a recent survey Read it

Flicks and Clicks

by Caren Weiner Campbell | Oct 13, 2000
From 'Almost Famous' to 'This Is Spinal Tap,' a look at five websites for major movies Read it

Critical Condition: Hollywood's New Spin Control

by Scott Brown | Oct 13, 2000
Potential flops like 'Autumn in New York' and the 'Get Carter' remake were kept from reviewers Read it

Back End Deals: 'Playboy' Poses

by William Keck | Oct 13, 2000
With 'Survivor''s Jenna Lewis and Roseanne modeling nude, we asked other celebrities whether they would pose naked Read it

Fun Raiser

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 13, 2000
Project A.L.S.'s fundraiser was emceed by Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica parker Read it

Power Reviews

by Marla Matzer | Oct 13, 2000
Amazon.com book reviewers can have as much clout as better-known critics Read it

Diamond Rings, On Ice

by Alice M. Lee | Oct 13, 2000
Madonna, Lucy Liu, and Kate Hudson have all been seen sporting the expensive gemstone Read it

Taking Pains

by Ann Limpert | Oct 13, 2000
Rosie O'Donnell, Rusell Crowe, Courtney Love, and many more celebrities met with accidents recently Read it

Who's Got the Answer?

by David Hochman | Oct 13, 2000
With questions about 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' and Elle MacPherson, we try to stump the online experts — and succeed Read it

Tyson Chicken Fight

by Lori L. Tharps | Oct 13, 2000
A look at two models named Tyson Read it

On The Air

On The Air: The latest news from the TV beat

by Lynette Rice | Oct 13, 2000
GLAAD targeted NBC, while ABC is set to produce the six-hour fantasy 'Dinotopia' Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Oct 13, 2000
TV's funniest lines from the week of October 6, 2000 Read it

TV Article

2 'Live' Crew: 'SNL' Duo

by Josh Wolk | Oct 13, 2000
Tina Fey will join Jimmy Fallon as co-anchor of the show's 'Weekend Update' news skit Read it

Homo Sweet Home: 'Will and Grace''s Set Design

by Dave Karger | Oct 13, 2000
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, and others from the show's cast talk about the eclectic set Read it

Sara Gilbert, A 'New York' Doll

by Brian M. Raftery | Oct 13, 2000
The former 'Roseanne' actress returns to TV for 'Welcome to New York' Read it

TV Review

TV Review: 'The Fugitive'

by Ken Tucker | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review

Video Review: 'Pitch Black'

by Marc Bernardin | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'Committed'

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'The Skulls'

by Brian M. Raftery | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'Time Code'

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'Shanghai Noon'

by Wook Kim | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'Full Tilt Boogie'

by Scott Brown | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'Love and Basketball'

by Michael Sauter | Oct 13, 2000

Video Review: 'The Filth and the Fury'

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 13, 2000

What to Watch

What to watch

by Brian M. Raftery | Oct 13, 2000
From the debut of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' to the return of 'Just Shot Me,' a guide to notable programs during the week of October 13, 2000 Read it
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